I am a simple girl; I see my hair falling out, I cry—silently, but yeah.
It is the most heartbreaking moment when you see your hair strands everywhere - from your pillow to your couch. Hair loss is a serious concern ladies, and the reason could be the changing weather, overuse of styling tools or stress.
But, enough cribbing about losing hair and time to start thinking about what’s causing it; let’s get to what can be done about it. Surprisingly, the solution lies in your kitchen. Natural ingredients like herbs can help curb hair loss and boost hair growth. Here are five herbs that help prevent hair loss and how you can infuse them into your hair care routine.
Neem is an age-old remedy for strengthening hair and reducing hair fall. It also helps prevent thinning, breakage and keeps dandruff at bay and makes your hair voluminous and healthy. Massage your hair with neem oil once a week or boil some neem leaves in water and rinse your hair with it once it cools down.
Ginseng is a lesser-known gem in the haircare world that does a stellar job at preventing hair fall and promoting hair growth. Ginsenoside present in ginseng nourishes the roots, stimulates dormant hair follicles, thus preventing hair loss. Apply ginseng oil from roots to ends and massage for five to seven minutes. Let it sit for half an hour and wash off. Repeat once a week.
High in protein and nicotinic acid, fenugreek seeds tackle thinning, hair loss, breakage, and make your hair stronger and healthier. Plus, it brings back the natural colour and shine of your hair. Soak fenugreek seeds in water for some time and blend into a smooth paste. Mix coconut oil and apply this hair mask on your hair. Follow up with a shampoo.
Rosemary essential oil cleanses the scalp and treats dryness and dandruff which are one of the major causes of hair loss. Massaging your scalp with a blend of rosemary oil can stimulate blood circulation and accelerate hair growth. Mix rosemary essential oil with any carrier oil of your choice and pamper your hair with a massage twice a week before hair wash.
Another miracle herb to fight hair loss is curry leaves. You must have heard your mom or grandma citing the many benefits of curry leaves for hair. Intake and application of this herb turn your hair stronger and healthier, thanks to the high beta-carotene and protein content in it. Grind 15-20 curry leaves into fine powder and add yogurt to make a smooth paste. Apply it on your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes before washing it off.